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Facts ½ the people on the planet are overweight 2/3’s of Americans are overweight 1 in 6 youth are overweight State with highest rates of obesity-Mississippi 70% of Americans are overweight by middle age Potential harm for excess weight- Increased risk of diabetes Increased risk of high blood pressure Increased risk of some cancers Increased disability Weakens heart, joints Psychological emotional toll Highest Obesity Rates: African American females (50%) Hispanic females (40%) Caucasians females (30%) Men (28%) Women (38%) BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) -how many calories needed to sustain your body at rest. How did we get so fat? Increased calories Increased portions Family history Technology Socioeconomics Passive entertainment Emotional eating BMI- (Body Mass Index) height/weight ratio 18-25-healthy 25-overweight 30-obese 40-morbidly obese Hunger -physiological desire to eat Appetite -psychological desire to eat Stages of change for weight change Precontemplation-don’t think there is a problem
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